Keep Calm and Write On: NaNoWriMo is Coming

Happy Labor Day! How is College for everyone who is going? I have found out that it is just a teeny more time consuming than I had thought it would be. Thus, how do I MAKE TIME TO PLOT OUT MY NOVEL BEFORE NOVEMBER? I haven’t looked at anything I wrote during Camp NaNo; much less started plotting. Today’s post is not about making time. Today’s post is about getting ready for November. What exactly do I need to do to be ready for NaNoWriMo? Some people are just beginning. They write out whatever has been building in their minds, they […]

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Camp NaNo 2016: To the End!

The last week, Is it really here? Is the novel really that much more real? Can I really see the end to the editing? It has been an amazing month! This being my last blog post concerning Camp NaNo, even though we technically have another Monday in this month, I have a few more words of advice. The first piece of advice being: Don’t Slack Off! This isn’t the week to think, ‘Oh! I’m close to being done. I’ll write this later.’ Nope! Don’t do it. WRITE IT NOW! Even if you are behind, don’t give up yet. A lot […]

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Camp NaNoWriMo 2016: The Story Monster

So, week three of Camp NaNoWriMo! I hope all your word counts are soaring and your creative juice rivers flooding. I think, in a way, the third week of Camp Nano is the hardest. Why? Because, it is almost over.  If you are writing a novel then the hardest part of your book is upon you. The most intense scene and decisions to stay with your plot, or break loose, are knocking at your door. If you are editing, the words are starting to run together, you’re going cross-eyed and you question the very existence of the words you put down […]

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